Throwback photos in Las Vegas

  • Rock 'n Roll legend Paul Revere appeared on stage as Paul Revere and the Raiders at the Frontier Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Dec. 1, 1987. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Rock 'n Roll legend Paul Revere appeared on stage as Paul Revere and the Raiders at the Frontier Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Dec. 1, 1987. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Joan Rivers performed at the MGM hotel in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 1975. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Joan Rivers performed at the Riviera hotel in Las Vegas on Dec. 26, 1980. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Joan Rivers performed at the Riviera hotel in Las Vegas on April 8, 1982. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Joan Rivers performs at the Riviera hotel in Las Vegas on Nov. 11, 1969. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Joan Rivers shared the marquee with Tony Bennett at the Sands hotel in Las Vegas on July 5, 1979. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra and Kim Novak at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas on Sept. 14, 1956. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Doris Day, Frank Sinatra and Lauren Bacall at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas on Sept. 14, 1956. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sahara Hotel 1971 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sahara Hotel 1954 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sahara Hotel Camels 1954 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Elvis Presley at the Sahara Hotel signing autographs poolside 1963 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Liberace being presented with a large birthday cake in front of the Sahara Hotel 1967 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sahara Hotel 1967 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sahara Hotel 2006 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Tony Bennett on a bicycle in front of the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on March 2, 1977. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Director John Huston, Anjelica Huston and Jack Nicholson attend a boxing match between "Sugar" Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns at Caesars Palace on Sept. 16, 1981. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • James Garner on the set of Rockford Files at Circus Circus Hotel in Las Vegas with then PR Director, and former race car driver, Mel Larson, on Feb. 7, 1975. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives, Don English

  • In 1979, WTMJ Inc. purchased KSHO-TV (now KTNV Channel 13 Action News) in Las Vegas, the company's first property outside of Wisconsin.

  • Steve Rossi is shown with his on-again-off-again comedic partner Marty Allen backstage at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas on February 16, 1966. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • Maya Angelou spoke at the Community College of Southern Nevada on Feb. 12, 1995, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones

  • Singer Jerry Vale received a cake from the Fremont Hotel on Aug. 19, 1967, celebrating album number 20. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Liberace celebrated his birthday with friends at the Riviera in 1958. Joe Buck, Las Vegas News Bureau

  • The Las Vegas Convention Center hosted its first convention, World Congress of Flight, on April 12, 1959. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Mickey Rooney poses for a photo at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas on June 13, 1955. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Jackie Gaughan at the El Cortez with the odds of Sky Lab falling in different states. July 6, 1979. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • David Brenner and Wolfman Jack at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas October, 1979. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Long-time Las Vegas gaming executive and real estate magnate Chuck Ruthe at Sam’s Town on Nov. 8, 1984. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sid Caesar performs at the Flamingo Hotel April, 1965 in Las Vegas. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Sid Caesar performs at the Dunes Hotel Dec., 1978 in Las Vegas. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Mamie Van Doren poses with a bass fiddle at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas Oct. 2, 1957. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Joey Bishop performs at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas with the Rat Pack 1-20-60. Pictured from Left: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • The Everly Brothers perform at Caesars Palace in December of 1970. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Annette Funicello is shown here posing with a slot machine at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on July 8, 1983. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • Swimming champion and movie star Esther Williams performs on stage at the Sahara Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, circa 1954. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • Swimming champion and movie star Esther Williams (r) is pictured with screen star Marlene Dietrich (l) at the Sands Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, 12/15/56. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • The Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence wedding at the El Rancho Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas December 29, 1957. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • David Frost is on stage in his show with comic actor Arte Johnson at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas August 11, 1971. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • U.S. President John F. Kennedy speaks at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Sept. 28, 1963. Milt Palmer, Las Vegas News Bureau

  • U.S. President John F. Kennedy arrives at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Sept. 28, 1963. Milt Palmer, Las Vegas News Bureau

  • President John F. Kennedy, Gov. Grant Sawyer, Sen. Alan Bible and Sen. Howard Cannon on Sept. 28, 1963 in Las Vegas. Milt Palmer, Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Gala opening of the Thomas & Mack Center with Frank Sinatra 12/16/83. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Gala opening of the Thomas & Mack Center with Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra 12/16/83. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Liza Minnelli performs at the Riviera Nov. 29, 1973. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Liza Minnelli performs at the Riviera Nov. 29, 1973. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Las Vegas Strip from the Dunes, Dec. 5, 1963. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Bob Barker and The Price is Right taped the 30th Anniversary Show at the Rio Hotel Jan. 17, 2002. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • Bob Barker and The Price is Right taped the 30th Anniversary Show at the Rio Hotel Jan. 17, 2002. Las Vegas News Bureau Archives

  • MGM Grand Hotel opening with Alan Hale, Sr. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand Hotel opening with Barbara Eden. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand Hotel opening with Jane Powell, Fred MacMurray and Barbara Eden. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand Hotel opening Fred MacMurray and wife June Haver. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand Hotel opening Dean Martin headlines on stage. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand Hotel opening with actor Cary Grant on stage. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Chill Wills and Novadeen Googe wedding at the MGM Grand Hotel 2 days after opening. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Shecky Greene in front of the MGM Grand Hotel 5 days after opening. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand Hotel room 3 weeks after opening. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Jai-Alai opening at the MGM. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Aerial of the MGM Grand. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • MGM Grand- Hallelujah Hollywood show. Dec. 5, 1973 Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 23, 1963, Cary Grant and Casino de Paris star Line Renaud attends Casino de Paris rehearsal prior to the opening at the Dunes. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 23, 1963, at the Dunes Casino de Paris rehearses prior to the opening. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 21, 1963, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Don Drysdale performs on stage with Joey Bishop at the Sands. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 21, 1963, the Los Angeles Dodgers performs on stage with Joey Bishop at the Sands. L-R, #25 Frank Howard, #12 Tommy Davis, #16 Ron Perranoski, #3 Willie Davis, #53 Don Drysdale and #14 Bill Skowron. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 21, 1973, Bill Cosby opened for Ike & Tina Turner at the Las Vegas Hilton. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 21, 1973, Ike & Tina Turner performed on stage at the Las Vegas Hilton. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 21, 1973, Ike & Tina Turner performed on stage at the Las Vegas Hilton. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dec. 20, 1963, Ray Charles performed on stage at the Flamingo. Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Dawn Wells (Mary Ann), Bob Denver (Gilligan) and Russell Johnson (The Professor) of TV’s Gilligan’s Island were on hand to open the 2003 Global Gaming Expo, on Nov. 16, 2003 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Las Vegas News Bureau, Darrin Bush